Official Statistics of Finland

Building and dwelling production

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Cubic volume of granted building permits continued to decrease
22 Sep 2020
According to Statistics Finland, building permits were granted in May to July 2020 for a total of 8.6 million cubic metres, 35.4 per cent less than one year ago. The cubic volume granted for residential building construction went down by 28.6 per cent and the cubic volume granted for other than residential building construction by 37.9 per cent. The cubic volume for all residential building types decreased clearly from one year ago, most the cubic volume granted for construction of commercial and office buildings, by as much as 52.6 per cent.

Next release:
20 Oct 2020

Description: The statistics on building and dwelling production describe the volume of construction subject to building permits and the volume of production. The statistics describe domestic building production from the viewpoint of the end product. The volume is measured in the statistics with the cubic capacity and number of dwellings of building projects. The volume index of newbuilding describes changes in the value at constant prices of newbuilding in domestic building construction from the comparison period or the base year of the index. The statistics do not extend to conversions and renovations requiring building permits.
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Keywords: building permits, building production, buildings, construction, dwelling production, dwellings, house construction, volume index of newbuilding.
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Change: Data on statistics on building and dwelling production for April to June are published in less detail than usual
25 Aug 2020
The data of the statistics on building and dwelling production for April to June are exceptionally released with less extensive content than usual without a database table on permits for building projects, building starts and completed projects (12fy -- Building and dwelling production, 1995M01-2020M05).

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 30.9.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/index_en.html